Mar. 01, 2024
Not too late to vaccinate

Feb. 13, 2024
Statewide town halls being held to inform Missouri’s Master Plan on Aging

Feb. 09, 2024
DHSS marks one year since sales of cannabis for adult, non-medical use began in Missouri

Feb. 01, 2024
State seeking organizations to provide nutritious meals to children during summer months

Jan. 29, 2024
CDC awards Missouri public water systems for fluoridation quality

Jan. 03, 2024
DHSS publishes report detailing cannabis microbusiness activity

Dec. 20, 2023
DHSS reports five childhood lead poisoning cases linked to recalled cinnamon applesauce pouches

Dec. 15, 2023
DHSS publishes results of cannabis microbusiness licensees’ eligibility review

Dec. 14, 2023
Missouri environmental health official selected for national PFAS team

Dec. 06, 2023
WIC participation on the rise in Missouri as WIC celebrates 50 years of service

Nov. 16, 2023
Missouri cannabis regulators revoke manufacturing facility license

Nov. 06, 2023
Engage in "Community Conversations" on youth vaping

Oct. 31, 2023
Funds transferred to beneficiaries of state’s marijuana programs

Oct. 13, 2023
Missouri cannabis regulators release ownership guidance for microbusinesses

Oct. 13, 2023
DHSS launches interactive statewide flu dashboard

Oct. 11, 2023
Temporary benefit increase extended to September 2024 for Missouri WIC participants

Oct. 06, 2023
Additional COVID-19 vaccine option coming this fall

Oct. 02, 2023
Marijuana microbusiness licenses awarded

Sep. 27, 2023
Statewide awards presented in recognition of National Employ Older Workers Week

Sep. 18, 2023
Washington County’s integrated health model receives top national award

Sep. 13, 2023
This season’s COVID-19 vaccine available this week

Sep. 07, 2023
Employment program for seniors highlighted during National Employ Older Workers Week

Sep. 05, 2023
Falls Prevention Awareness Month helps older adults in Missouri stay falls free

Sep. 01, 2023
Reimbursement funds available for reducing lead in school drinking water

Aug. 28, 2023
First round of cannabis microbusiness applicants selected by random lottery

Aug. 14, 2023
Missouri’s Division of Cannabis Regulation announces product recall

Aug. 07, 2023
Five Missouri WIC local agencies honored as exemplary breastfeeding peer support programs by USDA

Aug. 07, 2023
Possible measles exposure in the greater St. Louis area

Aug. 03, 2023
Missouri’s maternal mortality report published

Jul. 24, 2023
Cannabis microbusiness license application process opens Thursday

Jun. 28, 2023
Dangerous heat warnings ahead for Missouri

Jun. 16, 2023
Online map and text number will help families locate local summer food programs

Jun. 01, 2023
Governor Parson names Nickelson DHSS Director

Jun. 01, 2023
Missouri cannabis microbusiness application instructions and sample forms available early

May. 19, 2023
Andrew County Health Department Receives $397,105.00 Grant to Reach More Families Through Innovative WIC Outreach Efforts

May. 16, 2023
Missouri WIC agencies in Saline and Taney counties begin offering mobile services to expand local access

Apr. 25, 2023
Missouri’s cannabis regulators detail plans for licensing microbusinesses

Apr. 19, 2023
Tobacco is changing: DHSS launches campaign aimed at parents of teens

Apr. 14, 2023
Families of organ donors honored with annual recognition event

Apr. 14, 2023
Rate of STDs continues to rise nationally and in Missouri

Apr. 10, 2023
DHSS launches webpage and map displaying Missouri facilities by perinatal levels of care

Apr. 10, 2023
Documentary shows how poor maternal health outcomes disproportionately affect Black women

Apr. 07, 2023
Play it eggs-tra safe with Easter eggs

Mar. 10, 2023
Staying up-to-date on screening is the best way to prevent colorectal cancer

Feb. 10, 2023
DHSS names director of cannabis regulation

Feb. 03, 2023
Missouri cannabis facilities cleared to cultivate, manufacture and dispense products to adult consumers

Jan. 27, 2023
State seeking organizations to provide nutritious meals to children during summer months

Jan. 25, 2023
Missouri Alzheimer’s State Task Force releases report and recommendations

Jan. 23, 2023
DHSS promotes funding transparency, accountability through interactive dashboard and stories

Jan. 20, 2023
DHSS files rules for adult-use cannabis program

Jan. 19, 2023
CDC awards Missouri public water systems for fluoridation quality

Jan. 12, 2023
DHSS names department’s first chief medical officer

Jan. 09, 2023
DHSS publishes third round of draft rules for adult-use cannabis program

Jan. 05, 2023
Temporary benefit increase extended to September for Missouri WIC participants

Dec. 23, 2022
Study shows booster vaccinations against COVID-19 lower infections, hospitalizations and deaths in nursing homes

Dec. 21, 2022
Stay safe and healthy in extreme cold

Dec. 20, 2022
DHSS publishes second round of draft rules for adult-use cannabis program

Dec. 08, 2022
Missouri launches interactive dashboard displaying pregnancy-associated deaths

Dec. 08, 2022
Missouri’s adult-use marijuana law takes effect

Nov. 15, 2022
Missouri experiences increase in respiratory viruses

Nov. 10, 2022
DHSS publishes draft rules for Missouri’s adult use cannabis program

Oct. 20, 2022
Missouri’s new action plan for cancer control and prevention released

Oct. 17, 2022
Flu and COVID-19 shots encouraged as flu season begins

Oct. 04, 2022
Missouri WIC works to improve health of 80,000 Missourians each month

Sep. 30, 2022
Missouri’s leading health official appointed to two national policy committees

Sep. 29, 2022
Temporary benefit increase extended for Missouri WIC participants

Sep. 15, 2022
$13 million from state’s medical marijuana program transferred to Missouri Veterans Commission

Sep. 09, 2022
Missouri team named a Healthy People 2030 Champion

Sep. 08, 2022
Sensory inclusive pop-up vaccination events for people with developmental disabilities

Sep. 02, 2022
New COVID-19 boosters targeting currently circulating strains becoming available in Missouri

Sep. 01, 2022
$10 million in ARPA funding for Missouri residential care and assisted living facilities

Sep. 01, 2022
Missouri DHSS launches new department brand

Aug. 22, 2022
Missouri Senior Resource Line connects callers with local health and safety resources

Aug. 19, 2022
Joplin’s Michelle Yarnall receives national recognition for contributions to immunization efforts

Aug. 18, 2022
Missouri names new state dental director

Aug. 16, 2022
Missouri’s medical marijuana program publishes third annual report

Aug. 11, 2022
Final Bridgeton health consultation report published

Aug. 04, 2022
USDA recognizes exemplary peer support for breastfeeding mothers

Aug. 01, 2022
Missouri’s maternal mortality report published

Jul. 13, 2022
Missouri selected for George Washington University Cancer Center’s Cancer Control Implementation Science Base Camp

Jul. 07, 2022
Missouri DHSS confirms case of rare brain infection

Jun. 29, 2022
DHSS responds to concerns about contraception use

Jun. 21, 2022
Children age 6 months and up now eligible for COVID-19 vaccination in Missouri

Jun. 18, 2022
City, State public health officials confirm first probable case of monkeypox virus in Missouri

Jun. 14, 2022
Heat and humidity can be a dangerous combination

Jun. 01, 2022
Online map and text number will help families locate local summer food programs

May. 31, 2022
State of Missouri employee selected for national minority leadership program

May. 19, 2022
Missouri health leaders announce plan to eliminate hepatitis C among residents

May. 18, 2022
$5 million from state’s medical marijuana program transferred to veterans fund

May. 17, 2022
Missouri launches dashboard displaying opioid overdose related data

May. 10, 2022
Missouri health officials and pediatricians ask parents to use caution as nationwide infant formula shortages continue

May. 04, 2022
U.S. Representative Sam Graves honored for his support of rural hospitals

Apr. 27, 2022
Catching up on routine childhood and adolescent immunizations

Apr. 12, 2022
Families of organ donors honored with annual recognition event

Apr. 04, 2022
DHSS celebrates public health leaders

Mar. 29, 2022
DHSS’s Nickelson joins Association of State and Territorial Health Officials Board of Directors

Mar. 21, 2022
Temporary benefit increase extended through September for Missouri WIC participants

Mar. 17, 2022
Missouri’s at-home COVID-19 PCR test kit program to cease

Mar. 15, 2022
Missouri WIC implements third infant formula waiver from USDA

Mar. 15, 2022
Missouri policy allows pharmacists to provide easier access to free or low-cost COVID-19 testing